Ephedra torreyana S.Watson

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central U.S.A. to NE. Mexico.

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Ephedra torreyana is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.6, which places it in position 1054 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.69, ranked 1009. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Arizona, Colorado, Mexico Northeast, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

Ephedra torreyana S.Watson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 10, 1939 Barkley, F.A. [3253], USA K000459469
Apr 18, 1939 Clokey, I.W. [8224], USA K000459470
May 26, 1935 Nelson, A. [2136], USA K000459467
Jun 3, 1926 Leding, A.R. [976], USA K000459468
Jun 19, 1918 Palmer, E.J. [14155], USA K000459464
Wright, C. [1883], New Mexico K001057617

First published in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 14: 299 (1879)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0